1 [C] any of the large systems of stars in outer space 星系.
2 the Galaxy [sing] (also the Milky Way) the system of stars that contains our solar system, seen as a luminous band in the sky 银河系; 银河.
3 [C] (fig 比喻) group of brilliantly talented people 一群杰出的人
*a galaxy of talent, beautiful women, film stars 一群才子、美女、电影明星.
1300-1400; Language: Late Latin;Origin:
galaxias, from Greek
, from gala 'milk'
; because the Galaxy looks milky white from the Earth][C]
one of the large groups of stars that make up the universethe Galaxy
the large group of stars which our sun and its planets
belong to [singular]
a large number of things that are similargalaxy of a galaxy of British artistic talent